Historic Houses in Eastern England.

Sandringham House, Museum & Gardens
Sandringham House is the country retreat of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, built by King Edward VII and passed down as a private home through three generations of monarchs.
Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill
Anglesey Abbey estate is 96 acres of garden and parkland, a country house in the Jacobean style and an Eighteenth century watermill.
Audley End
Audley End, in Essex, is one of English Heritage's grandest stately homes. With its working Victorian stables, Jacobean architecture and Capability Brown landscaping.
Beccles & District Museum
The Museum is housed in Leman House which was probably built around 1570 and was completely restored and modernised in the 1760s.
Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum
This delightful early 16th century, timber framed, thatched building, once three cottages, is the oldest domestic building in East Dereham
Blickling Hall
Blickling is one of the greatest houses in East Anglia. The house dates from the early seventeenth century and has fine collections of furniture, pictures and tapestries.
Burghley House
Burghley house is the largest and grandest of the first Elizabethan Age. Built and mostly designed by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer of England, between 1565 and 1587, the house is a family home for his descendants to this day.
Doddington Hall and Gardens
Doddington Hall stands today exactly as it was built with its walled gardens, gatehouse and family church.
Elton Hall
Elton Hall stands in the midst of unspoilt landscaped parkland, on a site where there has been a house since the Norman Conquest.
Felbrigg Hall
This lovely house is within North Norfolk's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and stands in its own 1,750 acre estate. It is one of the finest seventeenth century houses in the country.
Flatford Bridge Cottage
This thatched sixteenth century cottage is at the heart of Constable Country. It houses a display about the artist who features Bridge Cottage in several of his paintings.
Gainsborough's House
Gainsborough's House is the birthplace museum of Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), one of England's most celebrated artists. More of his paintings, drawings and prints are on display here than anywhere else in the world.
Grimsthorpe Castle
Grimsthorpe has been the home of the de Eresby family since 1516, when it was granted by Henry VIII to the 10th Baron Willoughby de Eresby on the occasion of his marriage to Maria de Salinas, kinswoman and lady-in-waiting to Queen Catherine of Aragon.
Hemingford Grey Manor
Most of the Norman house remains virtually intact in spite of various changes over nine centuries. The house and garden are the setting for the Green Knowe books, written by Lucy Boston.
Holkham Hall and Bygones Museum
Holkham Hall, home of the Coke family and the Earls of Leicester, was built between 1734 and 1764 by Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester.
Houghton Hall
Houghton Hall is one of the finest examples of Palladian architecture in England, it was built in the 1720s for Sir Robert Walpole, Britain's first prime minister.
Ickworth House, Park & Garden
Ickworth is one of the most unusual and most surprising of National Trust properties, an elegant Italianate house and gardens set within spectacular English parkland.
Kentwell Hall and Gardens
Kentwell Hall is a romantic, moated, mellow brick Tudor mansion in a tranquil parkland setting.
Layer Marney Tower
Layer Marney Tower was built between 1515 and 1525 and is the tallest Tudor Gatehouse in the country. Henry 1st Lord Marney was Henry VIII's Lord Privy Seal and he built himself a house which was, he thought, magnificent enough for a person of his po
Little Hall
Little Hall is a late 14th Century Hall House on the main square, it mirrors the history of Lavenham over the centuries. It was built in the 1390s as a family house and workplace.
Lyveden New Bield
The empty shell of Lyveden New Bield stands like a doll's house awaiting furniture and a family to move into it. After 400 years, that is unlikely to happen.
Melford Hall
Melford Hall contains a wonderful family history and a treasury of fascinating memorabilia which makes this one of the finest stately homes in the East of England.
Melford Hall - A National Trust Property
Melford Hall is a romantic turreted brick Tudor mansion near the green in the unspoilt village of Long Melford.
Otley Hall
Otley Hall is a stunningly beautiful 15th century medieval moated Hall. Still a family home, it is set in 10 acres of gardens in the tranquil Suffolk countryside.
Oxburgh Hall
The Hall has a magnificent Tudor Gatehouse and boasts needlework by Mary Queen of Scots. Oxburgh is surrounded by lovely gardens and there are charming woodland walks with picnic areas.
Paycockes House
This fine half-timbered house is evidence of the wealth generated by the East Anglian wool trade in the 15th and 16th centuries. It contains unusually rich panelling and wood carving.
Peckover House and Garden
Set in the attractive market town of Wisbech, Peckover House is a lovely Georgian brick town house with a charming two acre Victorian walled garden.
Somerleyton Hall & Gardens
Somerleyton Hall is the family home of The Hon. Hugh and Lara Crossley.
Southwick Hall
Dating from the 14th Century and owned successively by three families, Southwick Hall illustrates the development of a manor house.

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